One dead after South Hilltop shooting


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A shooting on the 700 block of South Highland Avenue has left one man dead.

Police were called to the scene at 2:26 p.m. Saturday where officers said they found the victim lying in a yard suffering from gunshot wounds.

Medics transported the victim to Grant Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead at 2:52 p.m.

Police have not yet confirmed the victim’s identity.

No suspect information is available at this time.

This is the 134th homicide in Columbus in 2021.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4730.

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